The Grand Valley State University Physics Department is searching to hire a Visiting Faculty in Physics, to begin in January of 2020. To be a candidate for the position you must have a Masters or Ph.D. in physics or astronomy, be enthusiastically committed to teaching undergraduate physics courses to a diverse population of students, and preferably that you have some experience teaching physics courses and/or labs. If hired, you will be the instructor of record for 12 contact hours per week of introductory physics courses comprised of lectures, discussion sections, and labs. Since the initial appointment is made mid academic year, the position will continue through April of 2021. Teaching during the summer of 2020 is not required but a summer teaching assignment may be possible, for additional compensation. Finally, the appointment may be renewed annually for an additional two years. The salary is competitive with regional peer institutions. Apply online at https://jobs.gvsu.edu with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. We will begin to review applications immediately and will not consider applications submitted after 15 November. Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities (https://www.gvsu.edu/affirmative). If you have questions contact the search committee Chair, Prof. Doug Furton at FurtonD@GVSU.edu.
About Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University attracts more than 24,000 students with high quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Valley is the comprehensive regional university for the state’s second largest metropolitan area and offers 82 undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs. It has campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids, and Holland and centers in Muskegon and Traverse City. The university is dedicated to individual student achievement, going beyond the traditional classroom experience, with research opportunities and business partnerships. GVSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
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